A slave auction - in 2017. The video aired last week on CNN, confirming what had come out in a long string of reports and testimony: that Libyans were preying on sub-Saharan migrants trying to make their way to Europe. A nation with rival governments and a whole myriad of militias has been prey to lawlessness since the 2011 fall of Muammar Gaddafi. But this reportedly happened in the capital, Tripoli. After the outrage that's seen demonstrations and the recalls of ambassadors, what next?
Produced by CHARLES WENTE, Selina SYKES and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.
Italian MP, Democratic Party (Partito Democratico)
Member, Libya Political Dialogue Group
International Lawyer and Specialist on War Crimes
Director of Refugee Studies, London South Bank University